A 33-year-old labourer has pleaded guilty to yelling abuse at people outside the Al Noor Mosque on Wednesday, and has been remanded on bail for sentencing.
A judge has ruled out a reduction for “cultural factors” in sentencing gang members for a four-on-one stabbing attack in Christchurch Men’s Prison.
A Crown prosecutor was abused and threatened by supporters of a 21-year-old who had just been jailed for three years for the sexual violation of a drunk woman.
A man left his sentencing grinning and clapping after being jailed for 16 years on 17 charges including rape, injuring, and assaulting an Italian woman.
A man charged with the violent armed robbery of a pizza outlet on Monday night abused the judge and scuffled with police escort staff at his court appearance.